March 11, 2015 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association named FTC Transportation of Oklahoma City and Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba as the two grand prize winners of its National Fleet Safety Award.
Tags: Driver Safety, TCA, National Fleet Safety Awards
The Truckload Carriers Association and Carriers Edge announced the overall winners of the 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest at the TCA Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Fla.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Awards, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For, CarriersEdge
March 10, 2015 - Industry News
Some economic indicators have not bounced back as well as others in the recovery from the Great Recession, but trucking is doing well, and a capacity crunch leads economic expert John Larkin to project truckload rates will rise this year.
Tags: Economy, TCA, Freight Rates, Truckload Carriers Association
February 23, 2015 - Industry News
For rescuing an unconscious man from a burning car the Truckload Carriers Association named escort driver Joe Bearce a Highway Angel.
Tags: Driver Safety, Escort, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association and the driver training company CarriersEdge have selected 20 trucking companies from across North America as top fleets in the Best Fleets to Drive For competition.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Competition, Fleets, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For, CarriersEdge, Truckload Carriers Association
December 29, 2014 - Industry News
For the first year ever, Wreaths Across America received enough money and volunteer help to place a wreath at all 230,000 graves at the Arlington National Cemetery.
Tags: Veterans, TCA, Wreaths Across America, Trucking Moves America Forward, Christmas
The Truckload Carriers Association announced 18 division winners for its 2014 National Fleet Safety Awards.
Tags: Driver Safety, Awards, Fleet Safety Award, TCA, Truckload Carriers Association
December 2, 2014 - Industry News
President Obama’s move to let some undocumented immigrants stay in the country clears the way for them to become professional truck drivers, but that path is neither simple nor quick.
Tags: ATA, Driver Shortage, TCA, Immigration, Drivers, President Obama
December 1, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association is expanding its benchmarking services by providing multiple levels of subscription based on the needs of each company. The benchmarks allow companies to compare operations against peers and leading trucking companies.
Tags: Benchmarking, Fleets, TCA
November 21, 2014 - Industry News
After a two-month effort, the Truckload Carriers Association has adopted a revised logo to represent the organization. The new look retains the shield design and colors but modernizes the design.
Tags: TCA, Truckload Carriers Association, Branding
November 13, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association is partnering with Trucking Moves America Forward to bolster an industry wide campaign to promote trucking. The TCA will be donating $25,000 each year for five years to the cause.
Tags: TCA, Wreaths Across America, Capitol Christmas Tree, Trucking Moves America Forward, Image, Truckload Carriers Association
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
David Ragland was named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his actions in aiding two children in the aftermath of a fatal accident.
Tags: Tennessee, Fatal Accidents, Utah, TCA, TCA Highway Angel, Image
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
Canadian truck driver Vijaydeep Sahasi was named a Highway Angel by the TCA for his work in saving the life of a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest.
Tags: Canada, People, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
October 8, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association have named Jose Nunez of Homosassa, Fla., a Highway Angel for his actions in pulling a trapped passenger from a car wreck.
Tags: Florida, TCA, Highway Angel
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
The Bestpass-organized "Operation: Big Wheels for Heroes" touch-a-truck fundraiser and public awareness event exceeded its goal of raising funds to help support Wreaths Across America.
Tags: TCA, Wreaths Across America, Bestpass, Charity Fundraiser
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association has named Jannie Reece a Highway Angel for putting out a fire on an Alabama motorist’s car.
Tags: People, TCA, TCA Highway Angel, I-20, Image
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association named Brad Bentley its new president, succeeding Chris Burruss, who resigned this summer for personal reasons.
Tags: People, TCA, Associations
September 15, 2014 - Industry News
This week marks National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a celebration started in 1988 by the American Trucking Associations honoring truck drivers across the nation.
Tags: ATA, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, TCA, Health
September 12, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association is recognizing Mark Olsen and Brad Wenneberg, as Highway Angels for attempting to rescue a couple from an RV fire.
Tags: Utah, People, TCA, TCA Highway Angel, Interstate 15, Image
September 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association raised $265,000 at an annual gala Tuesday night benefitting the Wreaths Across America campaign.
Tags: Veterans, TCA, Wreaths Across America, Charity Fundraiser
September 8, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association has named Jon Wilbur a Highway Angel for helping passengers on a burning bus in June.
Tags: TCA, Highway Angel, Image, Pottle's Transportation
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association has opened up nominations for its annual Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest.
Tags: Fleets, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For
June 26, 2014 - Industry News
Chris Burruss resigned from his position as president of the Truckload Carriers Association on Thursday. In a brief statement from the organization, it said the decision was due to "personal reasons."
Tags: People, TCA, Truckload Carriers Association
May 12, 2014 - Industry News
There’s a big loophole in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposal to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse, according to transportation and enforcement interests.
Tags: Drug Testing, FMCSA, Alcohol Testing, Drivers, Regulations, CVSA, National Private Truck Council, NPTC, NTTC, National Tank Truck Carriers, TCA, Truckload Carriers Association, J.B. Hunt, Schneider National, OOIDA, Safety & Compliance
May 7, 2014 - Industry News
Country recording artist and Highway Angel program spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will hit the road later this month for her second consecutive Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour — and TravelCenters of America has just announced that it has reprised its role as the host of this year's series of events.
Tags: TravelCenters of America, TCA, TCA Highway Angel, Lindsay Lawler
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